Here’s a video that explains the coaching cue of eliminating the “RED ZONE” between your arm and your body so your hips and legs are loaded properly to launch the kettlebell. This will help you lift the kettlebell more efficiently by reducing load on the lower back and shoulder.
I like to compare the difference between Kettlebell Sport and Kettlebell Hardstyle to the difference between running middle distance (800m) and running a sprint. While middle distance and sprinting are both essentially the same body movement, the technique used for the two varies greatly. Neither style is more right or wrong than the other – they are just different.
Main differences in Kettlebell Sport and Kettlebell Hardstyle
Here are a few of the main differences between Kettlebell Sport and Hardstyle kettlebell lifting: